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Looking for committee minutes? Need information about prior legislators? Have questions about bills, votes, statutes, session laws, vetoes, or the legislative process? Want a quiet getaway with a fabulous view of downtown Raleigh? The North Carolina Legislative Library offers this and more!

Our mission is to meet the research and information needs of General Assembly members, their staffs, and legislative committees. We are also a resource for other state agencies and the public. Our website is chock-full of publications, tutorials, and historical collections.

For general information or research assistance, call us at 919-733-9390 or email us at library@ncleg.gov.
To obtain audio files of a committee meeting from the current biennium, email us at audio@ncleg.gov. We provide audio on flash drives only. Note: it may take 3-5 days after the meeting for audio files to be available.

Library News

  • North Carolina Constitution
    Did you know our state has adopted three constitutions in its history? That’s roughly one every hundred years! You can learn other cool constitutional facts from this guide on the library website.… Read more: North Carolina Constitution
  • New Online Tutorials
    Who are my state legislators? Where do I look up bills? How do I find a statute relevant to my situation? These are a few of the questions that can be answered… Read more: New Online Tutorials
  • The Voice of the People
    It’s time for another legislative Throwback Thursday! Check out this 1991 General Assembly documentary, The Voice of the People, by former Raleigh journalist Grady Jefferys. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAYqSX71EQA

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